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2014-03-07 12:25:03

MarketReportsChina.com offers "Research and Forecast of China Electric Scooter Industry, 2014-2018" and "Research and Investment Prospect of China Vehicle Retarder Industry, 2014-2018" market reports in its store. DALLAS, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Research and Investment Prospect of China Vehicle Retarder Industry, 2014-2018 report available at http://www.marketreportschina.com/research-and-investment-prospect-of-china-vehicle-retarder-industry-2014-2018 says vehicle...

2014-03-03 12:23:24

DUBLIN, Mar. 03, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3n6rqm/china_hydro ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the Chinese Hydro Turbine Generator Unit Industry" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) 'Concise Analysis of the Chinese Hydro Turbine Generator Unit Industry' is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the hydro turbine generator unit industry in...

2014-01-07 16:20:48

Voith supplied turbines, generators, and automation equipment for major expansion at nearby century-old plant YORK, Pa., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Voith Hydro proudly celebrated the recent completion of PPL Generation's expansion of the Holtwood Hydroelectric facility on the nearby Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania. Voith supplied the turbines, generators, and automation components for the project, which more than doubled the century-old plant's electricity generating capacity....

2013-12-11 12:22:35

- 2013 Group sales stable at previous year's level STUTTGART, Germany and HEIDENHEIM, Germany, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Voith Group has continued its stable development under challenging conditions in fiscal 2012/13 (to September 30). Despite structural changes in key markets, increasingly tougher competition and a slump in the capital goods sector, the global provider of leading-edge technology and industrial services achieved sales of EUR 5.728 billion, just...

2013-10-22 12:21:09

70 buses equipped with Voith DIWA.5 automatic transmissions using fuel-saving SensoTop technology are bound for TriMet YORK, Pa., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Voith Turbo Inc. recently supplied Gillig LLC with 70 DIWA.5 automatic transmissions for buses being delivered to Portland TriMet, which is Portland, Oregon's metro transit system. The transmissions are equipped with two advanced fuel saving features: Voith's patented gear-shifting program SensoTop, and Voith's ANS-function...

2013-09-04 12:24:43

- Viktor Kaplan was closely associated with Voith; the company made study and research visits possible for him HEIDENHEIM, Germany, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- History unites: on 7 August 1913, Viktor Kaplan registered the patent for the Kaplan turbine in Austria. And 100 years later his great-grandson Roland Athenstaedt with two of his sons returns to a workplace vital for the development of the Kaplan turbine: Voith in Heidenheim. Last week, the three Athenstaedts visited...

2013-08-16 12:22:06

HEIDENHEIM, Germany, Aug. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Most powerful generator-turbine unit in the history of Voith enters service in China -- Total output of Voith units is comparable to many of the larger nuclear and coal-fired power plants currently operating in the U.S. -- Important technological milestone on the way toward the one-gigawatt unit -- Saving nearly 150 million tons of CO(2) per year The most powerful generator-turbine unit ever...

2013-08-12 12:22:35

Bills to streamline the hydropower licensing process are now law YORK, Pa., Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Legislation designed to expand hydropower production in the United States by improving and streamlining the licensing process for small hydropower projects is now law. The Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act and the Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act were signed into law by President Obama. Previously, the Senate unanimously passed the...

2013-08-09 12:20:20

YORK, Pa., Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Voith will provide Voith Schneider Propellers and turbo couplings for two fireboats designed by Robert Allan Ltd. for the Port of Long Beach, USA. With a water pumping capacity of more than 40,000 gallons per minute they will be among the world's most powerful fireboats. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130809/SF61823) The numbers are impressive: With a total of ten monitors, each of the two identical fireboats is able to throw...

2013-07-23 12:23:00

World's largest hydropower conference is being held this week in Denver, Colorado DENVER, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "The future of American hydropower is bright," declared Voith Hydro President and CEO Kevin Frank at the onset of HydroVision International 2013, the world's largest hydropower conference taking place this week at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. The conference is timely as legislation to improve the hydropower licensing process is currently making its way...